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About Leslie Armstrong

Leslie Armstrong began as Editor on the NCC's site when the website began in 2008. She reports, reviews, and interviews country music artists from Nashville, TN.

Carly Pearce announces new album release

CARLY PEARCE returned to SiriusXM The Highway in Nashville this morning to share big news with host Storme Warren – her highly-anticipated debut album. EVERY LITTLE THING, out October 13 on Big Machine Records, offers insight into her songwriting muses from the feisty “Careless” and evocative “Dare Ya” to the breakthrough title track. From the [...]

Kane Brown partners with Make Room Inc.

Photo credit: Brian Jamie Kane Brown is partnering with Make Room Inc. to shine a spotlight on the critical issue of struggling renters in America. On Tuesday, September 12, the country music newcomer will participate in a congressional briefing at the Hart Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The goal of the briefing is [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, Kane Brown|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

LANCO reaches 50 million streams

Emerging Sony Music Nashville band LANCO has been building a groundswell since the release of their self-titled debut EP, which can now count more than 50 million streams. The single "Greatest Love Story” is impacting fans across the country and this week pushed its way into the Top 15 of the Country iTunes chart and [...]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, LANco|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Ryan Follese debuts new music on the Sam Hunt 15 in 30 Tour

Chart-topping songwriter and award-winning entertainer Ryan Follese embraces his heritage throughout his self-titled Country album, out now (http://smarturl.it/RyanFollese) on BMLG Records. He has been teasing new tracks the last few months while out on a coveted opening slot on Sam Hunt’s 15 IN A 30 TOUR. A pinnacle moment highlighting what audiences from coast-to-coast have [...]

Lindsay Ell makes history with her first album ‘The Project’

Lindsay Ell's new album 'The Project' takes the #1 spot on the Country Albums Chart this week. Ell is now the secod solo female to debut at No. 1 with a debut album in 2017. The album also scored No. 7 on the Top Ten All Genres Album Chart.   "The Project is the record [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, Lindsay Ell|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Bobby Bones comedy band The Raging Idiots announce limited Fall Tour Dates

iHeartMedia's Bobby Bones’ “hilarious” (Sounds Like Nashville) comedy band Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots are hitting the road this fall for a special limited-date tour, announcing eight new shows. Tickets for this run, featuring special guest Jillian Jacqueline along with Nikita Karmen, go on sale August 25 at http://www.ragingidiots.com. "If you are reading this, [...]

Alan Jackson’s bar hosts live coverage of Solar Eclipse Totality in Nashville

Tune-in to CNN.com/eclipse today beginning at 1 PM ET / Noon CT for live coverage of the solar eclipse from Alan Jackson’s AJ’s Good Time Bar in downtown Nashville. Special guests will be attending the broadcast celebrating the event at the four-story entertainment mecca, which sold out it’s “Eclipse at AJ’s" tickets for today Tune-in [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Categories: Music, Country, Nashville, Alan Jackson|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Grand Ole Opry celebrates Nashville’s historic Total Eclipse

©2017 Grand Ole Opry /Photo By: Chris Hollo The Grand Ole Opry brought out some of music’s biggest stars this weekend in celebration of tomorrow’s historic Total Eclipse. The Opry, positioned to be in the direct path of the Total Eclipse, hosted five shows this weekend plus an Opry Plaza PartySunday in anticipation of the once-in-a-lifetime event. Reigning CMA and ACM [...]

Martina McBride announces her Christmas themed tour

Break out the Christmas lights and hang your stockings because Grammy Award® nominated country superstar, Martina McBride is hitting the road on her first annual holiday themed tour called, “The Joy of Christmas.” Tickets go on-sale to the general public on Friday, August 25th. “”The Joy Of Christmas’ is a magical show full of beautiful [...]

Justin Moore takes the #1 spot for ‘Somebody Else Will’

Justin Moore is on a hot streak with a lucky seventh career No. 1 hit as “Somebody Else Will” rolls into the top spot on Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplays Charts this week. It’s hardly left to chance though that this hard-working, talented entertainer has reached the peak once again. Written by Kelly Archer, Adam Hambrick and Tebey Ottoh and produced by Jeremy Stover and [...]